Content tagged "beef"

Evaluation of a Model to Predict Enteric Methane Production from Feedlot Cattle

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 19, 2017

Continual refinement of methods estimating enteric methane production in beef finishing cattle provides a more accurate assessment of the environmental...

Talking Climate with Animal Agriculture Advisers

The Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate (AACC) project was established to leverage limited Extension expertise across the country in climate change...

Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 26, 2017

 Partner sites: Pork Footprint  Go to self-study modulesDownload classroom materialsRead "Considering Climate" (blog)Model a farm or systemFind articles,...

Adaptation and Risk Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 08, 2016

Food production is dependent on weather and climate. Agriculture must always be planning and preparing for weather or responding to weather as it happens....

Developing a Modeling Framework to Characterize Manure Flows in Texas

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 09, 2015

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....In recent years, sharply rising costs of inorganic fertilizers have contributed to an increased demand for manure...

Particulate matter from open lot dairies and cattle feeding: recent developments

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2015

The research community is making good progress in understanding the mechanical, biochemical, and atmospheric processes that are responsible for airborne...

Particulate Matter Adjacent to Cattle Deep-Bedded Monoslope Facilities

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 23, 2014

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Confined cattle facilities are an increasingly common housing system in the Northern Great Plains region.  Many of...

Staying Ahead of the Curve: How Farmers and Industry Are Responding to the Issue of Climate Change

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Several farmers, ranchers, and industry groups are leading the way on the issue of climate change. These panelists...

Photometric measurement of ground-level fugitive dust emissions from open-lot animal feeding operations.

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Fugitive dust from confined livestock operations is a primary air quality issue associated with impaired...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock & Poultry

Agriculture is both a source and sink for greenhouse gases (GHG). A source is a net contribution to the atmosphere, while a sink is a net withdrawal of...

What are beef cattle?

Science for Youth Updated: June 26, 2012

 Beef cattle are livestock that are raised for their meat.  The meat taken from the cow is called beef.  Therefore, cattle that are raised for their meat are...

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